Isle of the Dead (1945) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Mark Robson and produced by Jack J. Gross and Val Lewton.
Isle of the Dead (1945, Mark Robson)on Jan 3, 2013 From The Stop Button
The Greek anti-defamation league, if it existed, mustn’t have had much power when Isle of the Dead came out. It’s a quarantine drama, a genre I’m unfamiliar with but certainly has a lot of potential, set on a small Greek island. There’s nothing on the island besides an amateu... Read full article
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A vorvolakas (also vrykolakas) occurs in Greek folklore as an undead creature capable of causing harm to the living. Its characteristics are similar to many other characters of legend, but it is most closely associated with vampires. In Hollywood movies such as Dracula, the word vampire is often translated to Greek as vrykolakas. However, traditional vorvolakas are not noted for blood-drinking.
The statue of the three-headed dog is of Cerberus who guards the gates of Hades to prevent anybody escaping back across the River Styx.
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